[ubuntu-uk] Home folder keeps disappearing

Alan Jenkins alan.james.jenkins at gmail.com
Fri May 31 16:42:13 UTC 2013

Hey David,

Do you have encrypted home folders enabled? If so it could just be
failing to mount your home using encfs for some reason.

On 31 May 2013, at 17:19, David King <linuxman at avoura.com> wrote:

> Sometimes my home folder is missing. When I boot up and get to the login screen, I enter my password to login and it does not load the desktop, but goes straight back to the login screen. And just now my home folder literally just disappeared. I can see other user folders in  /home but not for my current user, although I am still logged in.
> I am using Ubuntu Studio 12.04 XFCE and it is up to date, the last updates were applied this morning, although the problem has persisted for a while now. Although today is the first time I have lost my home partition while logged in.
> This is a real nuisance. I can see home folders in the same partition for other users (from other distros I have installed on the same PC) but not my own.
> Any ideas why it keeps getting hidden and how to prevent it getting hidden?
> David K
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